EHR usability takes a hit when hospitals tinker to get a custom fit. They may also may be putting patients at risk and needlessly adding to physician frustration.
Doctors support the Medicare “Patients Over Paperwork” initiative, but warn that proposed E/M pay changes could hurt doctors caring for the sickest patients.
Ochsner Health System uses high- and low-tech solutions—like artificial intelligence and letting patients sleep—to improve care and patient outcomes.
The AMA Code of Medical Ethics says physicians shouldn’t opine on which execution method would most reduce physical suffering.
AMA member Michael Metry, MD, has led changes at this Georgia ICU to ease click fatigue and add face-to-face patient time.
Steer clear of these improper billing practices to avoid unnecessary audits or inadequate payment.